Tuesday, 19 January 2016

5 key trends for the future of clean energy

In November 2015, the Breakthrough Energy Coalition (BEC), a team of private investors, announced a multi-billion dollar fund to “get energy technologies out of the lab and into the marketplace”. The scope of the initiative, including the marketplace, is relevant: development and demonstration of new energy technologies are no guarantee for successful commercial deployment.

Three key reasons contribute to the challenge of commercializing new energy technologies:
  1. Time-to-bankability 
  2. Capital intensity
  3. Ecosystem development
Against these challenges, 2015 was a landmark year with five key trends that have the potential to accelerate the commercialization of energy technology for the future:
  1. Clean energy overtakes fossil fuels
  2. New sources of capital and financial products
  3. The rise of distributed generation
  4. Commercial and industrial customers take the lead
  5. Government-funded cross-technology development
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